Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Nurse
Tanawha, Sunshine Coast

Are you looking for an exciting and meaningful nursing position that you will actually enjoy? Are you looking to advance your career? Do you want save lives?

Look no further, we have an opportunity for you!

About Us…

The Animal Emergency Service (AES) is one of Australia’s leading emergency and critical care referral centres working after-hours on weekdays from 5:30pm to 8:00am, and 24-hours on weekends and public holidays. Our experienced team of Veterinarians, Nurses and support team members are committed to delivering high quality veterinary medicine and gold standard patient care. We see some of the most interesting cases and the best patients!

Our practice is located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, where you will find amazing beaches, spectacular hiking tracks and lots of summer rays! Our practice is equipped with everything you need to provide quality, emergency care for our patients including: blood gas analysis, digital X-Ray, ultrasound, endoscopy and ventilation. These facilities mean we can provide world class treatment and deliver quality results for our clients and patients.

The Animal Emergency Service is committed to providing the best care for all the pets, reptiles and wildlife that visit our clinic. Our goal is to save as many lives as we can, and this passion guides all our endeavours. Our clinic is always bustling with exciting emergency cases and an energetic atmosphere.

About the Role…

Recently, our business has grown significantly so we need more nurses in our team.  We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic Veterinary Nurses who thrive in a high-paced environment.

For some people, transitioning to an emergency career seems daunting, however our team is experienced in making the transition from general practice to emergency a smooth process. You will be offered significant support and training from our experienced team of nurses before, during and after your shifts. This includes being mentored heavily by experienced nurses and you will always have a team surrounding you.

We pride ourselves on the supportive and collaborative environment we have created in our team. We have trained Mental Health First Aid Officers at the clinic and an Employee Assistance Program ready for any team or close family members requiring support on a range of matters. Catch-ups and social events are also an important aspect of team building within AES and we strive to ensure you have a balance between your personal and work commitments. There are many development programs available at AES and we have even created our own ‘AES Elevate Emergency Nursing Program’, an accredited course run through our sister company Improve International, to help bridge the gap between GP and emergency.

We are seeking nurses in a part-time or casual capacity, with a flexible roster pattern that includes the ability to pick up extra shifts where available.

Our remuneration is above award, dependent on your experience with pay reviews conducted regularly. The majority of your shifts will occur during penalty hours, meaning you earn more for less hours!  Travel, trainer and on-call allowances are also available, dependant on your shift times and type.

About You…
The successful candidate will possess:

  • A Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, or Bachelor of Veterinary Technology.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ work experience in Veterinary Nursing (post qualification)
  • A passion for providing excellent patient care.
  • A desire to work as part of a team and a drive for continuing education.
  • The ability to participate in a roster across weekends, weeknights and public holidays.

If this sounds like an opportunity you are interested in, then please contact us to apply or view our facility and meet the Tanawha team! To apply for this role, please email your resume and covering letter to: careers@aes.email quoting reference number SCVN2009.

Please advise in your covering letter if you are available to work shifts across nights, weekends and public holidays.

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